How to Move to Teaching/Learning Online
Creating an Online Community, Class or Conference – Quick Tech Guide
Coronavirus – continuing learning. Advice from ISC
JISC Online Contingency Briefing 16/3
Moving online: What you can implement now. By Coursera.
Enabling distance learning
Helping teachers and students make the switch to remote learning
Ensuring continuity of learning during enforced absence
Advice to those about to teach online because of the corona-virus
GitLab’s guide to remote work
Teaching in the Age of Corona Virus:
Home-based Learning? How about Home-based Teaching? Story from a Singapore teacher
List of best practices for online teaching
When the VLE becomes your campus (blog) by Anne Hole
What to do if you suddenly find yourself teaching at a distance by Doug Clow
Online teaching: do this not that (infographic) by Alison Yang
Online Teaching Quickstart for Arts Educators, Wellness Instructors, & Other Independent Teachers
EdTech Lesson Design Template
Slidedeck on best practice transition to online
The Peeragogy Handbook has lots of free peer learning and peer production advice
How to Transition to Online in Difficult Times – Proposals from CUNY faculty
COVID19 EdTech Impact – Research exploring vital questions around the impact of COVID-19 on the education community
Resource specifically focusing on transitioning writing in your courses (across the curriculum) to an online format – from the University of Arizona Writing and Learning Project and Director of WAC (Writing across the curriculum)
Keep Teaching is a Youtube curated playlist of instructional videos on remote teaching.
Online Teaching Do’s and Don’t’s Infographic
🔗https://toolbox.hyperisland.com/ – methods and tools curated by Hyper Island (energizers for workshops, creativity/innovation tools, personal development and team building tools)
CB Guide to Remote Music Education. Guides to remote Music Education (including what software to use, what format it could be.
Resources for choir/music teachers (including online platforms, softwares, best practices etc.
The We Are In Beta podcast – lessons of leadership from UK schools
Database of Alt-models, Articles, Tools for knowledge management and collaboration.
Continuous professional development (CPD) for educators by Kathryn Morgan.
Executive Head of UK School shares his business continuity plan with other educators “https://twitter.com/marI’m sure Headteachers across the country have been frantically updating business continuity plans. With the help of members of the leadership team we have completed ours. There may be better ones out there but I’m happy to share if anyone wants a copy. Just get in touch” “My email is [email protected] If you email me I will reply”
Association of College and University Educators online teaching toolkit: includes resources divided into 6 key topic areas: Welcoming students to the online environment; Managing your online presence; Organizing your online course; Planning and facilitating quality discussions; Recording effective microlectures; Engaging students in readings and microlectures.
University of Michigan (USA), Center for Research on Learning & Teaching, Teaching with Technology Guide. Includes several, searchable, examples of faculty who have used instructional technology in innovative ways. There is also a list of technology and use cases that highlights technology tools commonly used to promote student learning across a variety of disciplines.
Guidance for designing online courses from the Vanderbilt University (USA) Center for teaching.
Duke University (USA) online teaching guide that includes sections on Technology Considerations; Creating Community; Communicating Online; Assessment; Managing Time; Improving Your Course; Examples and Resources
Teaching and Learning online handbook (in PDF) from the University of Massachusetts (USA) system. Includes a chapter on student assessment and assessing whether or not an online course is working.
The Blended Learning Toolkit was prepared by the University of Central Florida (USA) and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
Arizona State University (USA) web page for “best practices for teaching online” is a single web page with
💡For students (guidelines)- By Kenny Meesters.
Before the session:
- Check your connection, software and hardware before the call. Do a test call. Close any heavy bandwidth usage programs (netflix, youtube) on your network (check with housemates)
- Share materials you want to present before the call if possible
- Think about what will be visible to others in the background
- Avoid sitting with your back to a light or window
- Ensure you have enough power or that your device is connected to a charger
- Check for background noise – e.g. sit in a room further away from busy roads or noisy housemates if possible
During the session
- Mute when you are not speaking
- Follow the Radio principles: Think – Unmute – Speak – Mute – Listen
- Use the chat option wisely, for example for numbers, links, interrupting\ (i.e. ‘raising your hand’), questions etc.